Groups Urge Senate Not To Turn The Justice Department Into Hollywood's Private Police Force

from the bad,-bad,-bad-ideas dept

As we noted earlier this summer, Senator Patrick Leahy had introduced a companion bill to the House's dreadful Pro-IP bill, except that Leahy's bill went further. Beyond just adding a "Copyright Czar" position to the White House, it would authorize the Justice Department to start prosecuting civil copyright infringement lawsuits. In other words, it would have the government act as the private police for of the entertainment industry. This is scary stuff. Beyond already handing out unnecessary gov't granted monopolies, the gov't would now be using taxpayer money to settle business disputes from an industry that was only in trouble because it stubbornly refused to update its business model.

It's difficult to see why taxpayers should be paying FBI agents to protect one industry's obsolete business model.

A bunch of special interest groups made that argument to Senators this week, noting that it was a pure gift to Hollywood -- pointing out that all of the companies and groups in the industry already have their own enforcement arms, and it made little sense to have the FBI take part in private business disputes. Hopefully, there are still enough Senators who haven't been convinced by the propaganda provided by the entertainment industry on this issue to recognize what's actually at stake here.

Filed Under: business models, copyright czar, justice department, patrick leahy, politics, proip, senate


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    Hollywood_KARMA, 5 Dec 2009 @ 3:53am

    City Officials dirty Crimes Sheriff Baca CULT

    Keith Bolcar

    Radar online has posted information that Hilton money was donated to the cause of electing Baca to his office in the last election.

    It gets even more complex. Apparently Baca is a high level Scientologist, and has appeared at numerous Scientology fund-raising events and functions, according to celebrity blogger Janet Charlton.

    Baca is allegedly a big promoter of Scientology's front group Narconon, and Charlton reports that "last year was picketed at his home by residents of Leona Valley who didn't want a Narconon facility in their town."

    Charlton has posted a photo of Baca on the Scientology float in the Hollywood Christmas parade on her website.
    Paris ****** isn't the first celebrity given white glove treatment by the seemingly star struck Sheriff Lee Baca

    isn't the first celebrity given white glove treatment by the seemingly star struck Sheriff Lee Baca

    Michael Gennaco

    ex-federal prosecutor Michael Gennaco

    Last year, the Los Angeles Times reported Baca put one of his closest friends on the payroll as a $105,000-a-year adviser
    In 2004, according to Michael Blood, an AP reporter, "he (Baca) took more gifts than California's other 57 sheriffs combined."
    Eric Pepin lives in a 2005 27ft travel trailer he pulls with a flatbeded old ford? rusty truck, which Baca allows him to park and reside in Castaic lake to present date December 2009. Eric Pepin has been living in castaic lake Homeless for over three years now. Eric Pepin sold his invention Rights for the mindreader device to Sheriff Leeroy baca to use in any way he wanted to to exploit anyone Sheriff Leeroy baca wished to. It for on, Made the owner of MODERN OUTDOORS Commit Suicide when Sheriff Leroy baca used it to Mind-Control the Owner of said Company, whereas Baca and his mafia of illegal mexicans, along with Eric Pepin, and assortment of Women from the castaic lake area Stalked , Gang Stalked and Harrassed said owner of Modern Outdoors Furnature 15952 Strathern Street Van Nuys, ca. 91406 (Amongst others who were on Sheriff Leeroy Baca's so called Shit-List on a personal level without anyone knowing who's names he had secretly on his list. Sheriff Leeroy baca got the Church on a few individuals on that same block, he attacted them with Eric Pepin's Patented Mind Controller electronic Device, as well he also turned an ex-federal prosecutor Michael Gennaco to stalk and harrass Modern Outdoors Owner to the point where he lost his job, They inturn used this Biolab device to electronically attack the gentalman and force him to drive his Jeep to the Pasadena Bridge and jump off it commiting Suicide , Read the story in Topix.com as CBS covered the Story. Then on January 4, 2009 Sheriff Leeroy baca had his friend : ex-federal prosecutor Michael Gennaco return to the Company Address 15952 Strathern Street van Nuys, Ca. 91406 and Burn the building to the ground by using another Empoyee's Brainwaves in a Mind Control attack with the same electronic mind control device data system he used to make the owner kill himself. Inside this building was where the mass creation was going on. The company CPA Accountants invented Bio Reaserch lab for Cloning Human white cells , Eric Pepin was heading the investment with his invention as they were going to take down the Welfare recepients in Los Angeles, who appeared to be working and not reporting their funds, along with some of Sheriff Leeroy Baca's shit-list on a personal level since the man loved to play the powerful man and use the power to murder people to set an example and send a message in Los Angeles to all the rest of the people who was boss, not to be crossed. Then, as the Ex-fed attepted to get one of the Employees to burn down the building, Sheriff Baca disreguarded the order and placed a Hult on the burning of it since CPA Accounting (A front for the Bio Lab to Clone Human flesh into a Terminator program) i.e. "Self termination" making one's own thoughts attack itself and create a false reality as the Software on the Socialisum Computer was left on. It is called Socialisum.com find it. After IT is attached to your branwaves via and MRI scan, you have it for about twenty years unless it is more High Tech and there is a Perminate program (man operated) which the Military runs but this is only for internal Soliders which you must be a solider to be on that system, the one eric pepin invented is ran by Los Angeles Police , Los Angeles County Fire Department , Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and that Scandolous ex-federal prosecutor Michael Gennaco
    There is one agent by the name of John! unknown his last name but he works Pelican bay United States Airforce Flying Jets and stole parts of the system from the Military base basic Data and sold it to 15952 Strathern St. Modern Outdoors van nuys, ca 91406 in may 2008 to create this Artificial Intellegents lifelike Thought computer self thinking non-human software , which would calebrate the voltage and ghz , ohms to proper military specs , and clone human interactive brain-throughts into a self negitive interanal self-destructive way . As well, another IT platform creates Visions/Imagery/imagination/dreams during awake hours . It keeps telling the individual that you do not hear anything, that you cannot tell anyone IT is talking to you, tells you that if you open your mouth and tell anyone, it will hit you with more energy than anything it has and you will crash your truck and burn in hell. IT makes crackling sounds inside your ears, IT feels like you are hearing a memory of someone talking to you on a phone, like you cannot hear them like a voice but like a puff of air with a voice "THOUGHT" in IT" really hard to describe but very effective and very powerful and strong. This is what the guys invented. They are still using it on random victims around Los Angeles and the Building Modern Outdoors ? On Jan 4, 2009 the Owners family burnt their property to the ground, they came in and toasted it. In the middle of the night. They camped out on the roof top. Burnt it completely down and all the Bio lab is toasted, they did this only since they found out what the Sheriff was attacking innocent people with this device which Eric Pepin and CPA Accountants along with William Bratton and the Airforce created. Still to this day, there is two known persons stuck with this computer's Software embeded into their heads. They were hated by that very same sheriff and for unknown reasons. I caught up to one gentalmen who is stuck with the system on him, but I cannot say who he is, he is a public figure though he is someone you have to act like you do not know. There are reasons for that. basically due to the reason which SPARKED this whole burst of information hitting the media , same guy who busted the Cheif of Police , Same guy who busted another Offical and same guy who continues to Bust City Officials dirty Crimes daily. He will be unknown. Pokerface . Other than the Murdering of people, Sheriff Leeroy Baca and his secret "Not so Secret" now, ex-federal buddyboy who belongs in jail for the rest of his life, they both walk around bragging about thier living Mexican maifa's and how powerful they so are. Now it is up to the People to decide. Is Sheriff Leeroy Baca in ? Or does he Resign Office and Go to Federal Prison for the rest of his Life for the Murder of the Owner of Modern Outdoors , in Van Nuys ?? Let you be the Jury and convict this Animal along with his Beanandcheeseburrito CULT
    Jonathan Page, a psychology professor at Minnesota State University–Mankato.
    Sheriff Baca: Scientology and his Cult December 2009 gets Investigated ... His KARMA is coming.

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